More Work Horses

Here are more shaving (work) horses. I wish I had photos of my first horse. I liked it well enough but I made it short to fit cross-ways in a narrow truck. These are some better and later models…

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A shiny new horse. Hickory arm and head, poplar cross-stretchers. Adjustable tilt table.

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Another new horse. Square head and wider treadle to use easily with either or both feet.

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Stopped tillering to take an “action” photo in the old shop.

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Another action shot fixing the tiller on someone else’s bow at Winter Count. I wouldn’t normally have a stave leaning on the horse but the photographer insisted. I was just hoping it wouldn’t bean me with a very sharp draw-knife in my hand (hence the rasp).

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Not my herd. I liked the simplicity of these made for a class at the Bois d’Arc Rendezvous. You could probably make one of these with nothing but well chosen scraps.

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